Royal Arts Academy has released the trailer for Special Jollof, Emem Isong’s romantic comedy centered on xenophobia. Written by Rita Onwurah, the film follows Rachel Hudson, a white journalist with a thriving career and a loving fiancé, whose perfect life is shattered by a shocking discovery. She blames her misfortune on illegal immigrants and vows to have them deported, especially the Nigerians
On a revenge mission to expose immigrant Nigerians, a white woman goes undercover to work as a waitress at a popular Nigerian restaurant, AFRO SPICE. But what was initially a revenge mission turns out to be a journey she was neither expecting nor prepared for.
The film features Femi Adebayo, Joseph Benjamin, Uche Jombo, Destiny Etiko, Chiwetalu Agu, Merlisa Determined, and Bukky Wright.
Special Jollof opens in cinemas on Valentine’s day.